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The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1-800-535-1345. 342 PM EDT Wed Jul 19 2017 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... Westchester...Rockland. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1-800-535-1345. 342 PM EDT Wed Jul 19 2017 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Suffolk...Nassau...Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx... Westchester...Rockland. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1-800-535-1345. -- Thursday Jul.20 17,04:24 PM

Thanksgiving Dining and Catering 2013: Let Someone Else Do the Dishes

Maybe you are not much of a cook or a crowded home is not your thing. Luckily, many restaurants are hosting Thanksgiving dinners and offer catering at your homes.

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Has your turkey ever been too dry? Stuffing too wet? Well, these are some problems you can avoid this Thanksgiving by either going out for your holiday dinner or catering your holiday dinner.

There are a few benefits to dining out this holiday. Not only are you guaranteed great food, you do not have to do dishes or worry about your home being bombarded with family members. 

If you cater, unlike dinning out, you might not be able to get the whole family out for dinner. Catering at your home can give you less of a headache with cooking and relieve a lot of stress off of the family.

With either option, make sure you plan ahead reservations and catering availability can be limited.

Where to dine out on Thanksgiving:

  • One Main ResturantOffering turkey, ham, ribeye, and salmon, this prix fixe dinner will keep everyone filled.
  • Fox Hollow: Enjoy their Thanksgiving buffet made by their award winning chefs.
  • The Garden City HotelOffering seasonal dishes, this Thanksgiving buffet is delicious enough for the whole family. 
  • Old Bethpage Village Restoration: On November 23rd and 24th, the restoration is offering a demonstration of preparing a traditional dinner prepared in their wood-burning stoves.
  • Healthy PlanetThis turkey-free Thanksgiving will satisfy any stomach this holiday.
  • Glen Cove Mansion: This four hour buffet-style holiday dinner or cocktail style dinner will please anyone you invite.

Catering for Thanksgiving:

  • Aveline CaterersAveline’s highly trained and creative chef can cook your traditional Thanksgiving meal to perfection, and even add a few innovative twists if you’re feeling adventurous. They will cater to your tastes to make the ideal holiday dinner.
  • Uncle Giuseppe'sTraditional turkey or breast, Giuseppe's offers many options you can bring home.
  • Iavarone's BrosOffers freshly cooked and craved turkeys every day.
  • Whole Foods MarketYour choice of turkey and other platters are available at Whole Foods.
  • Elegant EatingTraditional or maple-glazed, your choose the turkey you want with various sides
  • Grace's MarketplaceCheck out Grace's extensive menu, you can pick and choose entrees based on your own preference. 
  • Ben's DeliRoast turkey to a Thanksgiving Feast, Ben's works with any size and price points.
  • Fresh HamptonsTraditional to vegetarian, Fresh Hampton has a lot to offer for any diet.

What are your plans for this Thanksgiving? Tell us in the comments below!